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Architectural lettering

Architectural lettering

a reassessment : full-size lettering in concrete, brick, metal, stone and other materials : an exhibition

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Published by RIBA in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Catalogue of an exhibition at the the Royal Institute of British Architects, London, 17th-24th December 1981, 4th-27th January 1982.

Statementset up by Richard Kindersley"s studio ....
ContributionsKindersley, Richard, 1939-, Royal Institute of British Architects.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18987421M


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